Archive for August 2017

What turns a good VA into a GREAT VA? – Administrative Support for Small Businesses

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Are you using the right Social Media site for your business? – A social media comparison

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Social Media in a nutshell   Social Media is pivotal in showcasing your business, maintaining contact with clients and with a guaranteed worldwide audience, it gives access to a much broader marketplace.  With many businesses these days eschewing…

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Why Should I Hire a VA? – Outsourcing Work to a Virtual Assistant

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   What is a VA?   Even though VA’s have been in existence for some years, they are still a relatively unknown breed.  So let me do my bit for the species and explain exactly what a Virtual…

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How a Spell “Down-Under” Made Me a Better VA – Outsourcing Administrative Tasks

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.61″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   You have decided that outsourcing administrative tasks is the way forward – great!  But why outsource to me?  What can I offer?  Well, the following is an account of an episode in my life that helped me to…

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